September 17, 2011 RSS feed / Outdoors

Hunting is just part of the outdoor experience

Archery season is fast approaching. On Saturday, Oct. 1, hunters will first be taking to the woods in pursuit of the heavyracked bucks they may have been watching the second half of summer.  More...

Bear encounters more likely in the fall

Black bears have been roaming into residential areas and other places where they’re more likely to be encountered by people.  Bears are increasing their food intake to prepare for the upcoming denning season, which can begin as early as mi More...

‘Trout in the classroom’ program presented to TU

James Zwald Chapter of Trout Unlimited heard a program from Samantha Kutzell on the “Trout in the Classroom” program that the chapter supports.   More...

Gun Bash today

Emporium Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Gun Bash will be held on Saturday (today) from noon until 4 pm. Guns, hunting accessories and equipment, cash and prizes will be raffled. More...

Drawing held to award elk licenses

Roughly 50 elk in the Pennsylvania herd will be taken by this November in a controlled hunt overseen by the Game Commission.  A drawing was held Wednesday to award 56 hunting licenses for the 2011 season. More...

Photo

Check out the surprise Cheyenne and Trish Kio got Wednesday evening on their way down Route 872 from Bark Shanty into Austin. More...

Upcoming programs at Elk Visitor Center

Another series of educational programs on the Pennsylvania elk herd and other topics continues at the Elk Country Visitor Center.  Remaining schedule is as follows:  --Sept. More...

Youth pheasant hunt October 15

A youth pheasant hunt is scheduled on the Andrews Farm in Emporium on Oct. 15.  Anyone with a hunting license between the ages of 12-16 is eligible to hunt pheasants with adults and their trained bird dogs. The hunt is limited to 25 youths. More...